I bought a 4'x8' sheet of plywood from the local lumberyard over lunch.
This plywood makes that stuff they sale in HomeDepot look like
particleboard. In fact that HD stuff had particleboard or MDF in it,
whereas this has 5 layers of alternating solid wood. Plus the layers
are distinct, whereas at HD I had trouble differentiating since they
were so thin and rough on the edges.
Anyway, I bought 3/4" AC Fir. It was $40. They had some 3/4" CDX Fir
for ~$20. Why is the AC so much more? I really felt like I should have
just bought the CDX and sanded it. Any reason I couldn't save $20 by
buying the CDX?
"Then said I, Wisdom [is] better than strength: nevertheless the poor
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